Fridays restaurant to open in Barnsley on 16th November

November 10, 2022

American-inspired Cocktail Bar & Restaurant chain, Fridays, will be opening their newest location in The Glass Works Barnsley later this month!

The new Cocktail Bar & Restaurant where guests can expect to enjoy 2-for-1 cocktails, Live Sport, Bottomless Brunch and a Festive menu, will be situated near Superbowl UK and Cineworld.

The new restaurant will open on 16th November 2022 and is creating 70 new, local jobs.

Forming part of The Glass Works, a one-stop destination food and shopping centre, this vibrant Cocktail Bar & Restaurant will be ideally situated near Superbowl UK, Cineworld, Barnsley Markets and all the incredible stores. It will provide the perfect place for guests to let their hair down and experience that Fridays Feeling every day of the week, enjoying delicious cocktails and amazing food.

Spanning approx. 5,300 square feet, the site will have the iconic Fridays bar, a quintessential part of the brand’s heritage, at its centre where guests can meet, mingle and take in the atmosphere. Around it will be a spacious restaurant area, accommodating over 200 guests with both indoor and outdoor seating available. The new restaurant, which will look out over the striking new public square at the heart of The Glass Works, is creating 70 full and part-time jobs for people in the area.

Guests will also be able to make the most of a range of special offers, including 2-for-1 cocktails all day, every day, the new Festive Bottomless Brunch for £29.95 per person, and endless chicken wings for £15pp with £4 American Pilsner during sporting events.

Julie McEwan, Chief Operating Officer, said: “We are beyond excited to open our doors to the people of Barnsley! This new Cocktail Bar & Restaurant captures the very best of Fridays, including a greater focus on the bar and our amazing cocktails. We’ve also invested heavily in the guest experience, with the new site offering incredible American inspired food including the new Tex Mex Menu and the famous Sesame Jack Chicken Strips, and amazing cocktails including Fridays guest favourites’ the Strawberry Daiquiri and Purple Rain. We want all of our guests to feel welcome and comfortable to show their stripes, whatever they may be. We cannot wait to bring that Fridays feeling to Barnsley”.

Cllr Steve Houghton, the Leader of Barnsley Council, said: “We’re thrilled to announce that Fridays will be opening in The Glass Works. It is a hugely popular brand that will continue to grow our retail and leisure offer and provide people with even more reasons to come and enjoy out town centre. It’s going to be a great year for The Glass Works and for Barnsley”.

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